UPSC CMS Admit Card 2024, Check Medical Officer Exam Date and Marking Scheme

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the schedule for the Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) 2024. This exam is conducted for the recruitment of medical professionals for various government positions such as Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer, and others.

The total number of vacancies available for this year is 827. The exam will be conducted on 14th July 2024. The CMS 2024 exam admit card is a crucial document that candidates must obtain to appear for the exam. The admit cards will be available online on the official UPSC website a few days before the exam date. Candidates must download and print their admit cards. For further updates and information, candidates are advised to regularly visit the official UPSC website.

UPSC CMS Admit Card

UPSC CMS Admit Card

Exam Name Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) 2024
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Total Vacancies 827
Post names Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer etc.
Application End Date 30th April 2024
Exam Date 14th July 2024
Admit Card Release Date To be announced
Official Website upsc.gov.in

The application process, which started on 10th April 2024, closed on 30th April 2024, and only the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be issued the admit card.

UPSC CMS Recruitment Selection Process

The UPSC CMS Exam selection process includes two stages: a Written Examination and an Interview cum Personality Test. The Written Examination is divided into two parts: Paper I and Paper II. Candidates must pass Paper I to proceed to Paper II. Those who qualify in both papers will be shortlisted and invited for the Personality Test.

CMS 2024 Paper Pattern

Paper I: General Medicine and Pediatrics
  • The paper is divided into two sections: General Medicine (96 questions) and Pediatrics (24 questions).
  • The total marks for the exam are 250.
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  • It is a multiple-choice question (MCQ) exam, with each question offering 4 options.
  • Negative marking applies: 1/3rd of a mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • If multiple answers are selected, it is considered incorrect, and negative marking applies even if one of the answers is correct.
  • No marks are deducted for questions left unanswered.
Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Medicine 96 250 2 Hours
Paediatrics 24
Total 120 250 Marks 2 Hours
Paper II: Preventive and Social Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • This paper is also an MCQ exam with 4 options per question.
  • The total marks for this paper are 250, with a duration of 2 hours.
  • Negative marking applies: 0.33 marks are deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • If multiple answers are selected, it is considered incorrect, and negative marking applies even if one of the answers is correct.
  • No marks are deducted for unanswered questions.
  • Both papers are of MBBS standard.
Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Surgery 40 250 2 Hours
Gynecology and Obstetrics 40
Preventive and Social Medicine 40
Total 120 250 Marks 2 Hours

How to Download UPSC Combined Medical Services Admit Card 2024?

To download the UPSC CMS (Combined Medical Services) Admit Card, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the UPSC official website.
  2. Look for the “Admit Card” link on the homepage.
  3. Click on it to proceed.
  4. Then click on Admit Card for recruitment exams.
  5. Choose the “Combined Medical Services Exam” from the list of exams.
  6. You’ll be directed to the admit card download page.
  7. Enter your personal details.
  8. Once you’ve entered the required details, your UPSC CMS admit card will appear on the screen.
  9. Verify all the information carefully.
  10. Download and save the admit card for future reference.

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